Fire Events

Chalk Talk Contest

Hey kids! Enter the chalk talk contest to win a Toys R Us gift card.

Get creative with your family and your sidewalk chalk. Share a fire safety message or a thank-you to our first responders, frontline or healthcare workers. Have your parent post your artwork on Twitter with the hashtag #OFDChalkTalk.

A winner for one Toys R Us $25 gift card will be selected weekly:

  • Contest entries will be accepted starting July 1.
  • You must be an Oakville resident.
  • Enter one photo per household, per week.
  • Draws will take place on Thursday: July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20.
  • Only one winner per household for 2020.

Oakville Fire Department would like to thank our partner, Toys R Us Oakville for sponsoring the contest.

Camp Molly

Camp Molly offers a chance for young women aged 15 to 18 years to learn what it’s like to have a career in the fire services – beyond fire suppression.

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 Camp Molly is cancelled for 2020.

Tours and truck bookings

Guided fire station tours and/or truck visits are available for groups.

  • Visits must be booked one to three weeks in advance.

To book a visit email gbarwell@oakville.ca or glaframboise@oakville.ca the following information:

  • Date and time of event
  • Type of event (class visit, street party)
  • Contact information (name, phone number, email)
  • Brief outline of the event
  • Reason you want the fire department to attend/reason for station visit
  • Location of visit (i.e. closest station, or event address)

Please note: crews may leave at a moment’s notice to attend to an emergency.

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 5 to 9.

Due to COVID our event is cancelled for 2020.